Psalm 58:4 {57:5}
Good News Translation
They are full of poison like snakes; they stop up their ears like a deaf cobra,

Contemporary English Version
Your words spread poison like the bite of a cobra

Douay-Rheims Bible
Their madness is according to the likeness of a serpent: like the deaf asp that stoppeth her ears:

New American Bible
Their venom is like the venom of a snake, like that of a serpent stopping its ears,

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Their madness is according to the likeness of a serpent: like the deaf asp that stoppeth her ears:

poison

Psalm 140:3 They have sharpened their tongues like a serpent: the venom of asps is under their lips.

Ecclesiastes 10:11 If a serpent bite in silence, he is nothing better that backbiteth secretly.

Romans 3:13 Their throat is an open sepulchre: with their tongues they have dealt deceitfully. The venom of asps is under their lips.

James 3:8 But the tongue no man can tame, an unquiet evil, full of deadly poison.

like [heb.

Matthew 3:7 And seeing many of the Pharisees and Sadducees coming to his baptism, he said to them: Ye brood of vipers, who hath shewed you to flee from the wrath to come?

Matthew 23:33 You serpents, generation of vipers, how will you flee from the judgment of hell?

the deaf

Jeremiah 8:17 For behold I will send among you serpents, basilisks, against which there is no charm: and they shall bite you, saith the Lord.

adder or asp.

Job 20:14,16 His bread in his belly shall be turned into the gall of asps within him, . . .

Isaiah 11:8 And the sucking child shall play on other hole of the asp: and the weaned child shall thrust his hand into the den of the basilisk.

Context
God Judges the Earth
3The wicked are alienated from the womb; they have gone astray from the womb: they have spoken false things. 4Their madness is according to the likeness of a serpent: like the deaf asp that stoppeth her ears:5Which will not hear the voice of the charmers; nor of the wizard that charmeth wisely.…
Cross References
Deuteronomy 32:33
Their wine is the gall of dragons, and the venom of asps, which is incurable.

Psalm 140:3
They have sharpened their tongues like a serpent: the venom of asps is under their lips.

Ecclesiastes 10:11
If a serpent bite in silence, he is nothing better that backbiteth secretly.

Jeremiah 8:17
For behold I will send among you serpents, basilisks, against which there is no charm: and they shall bite you, saith the Lord.

Jeremiah 19:15
Thus saith the Lord of hosts, the God of Israel: Behold I will bring in upon this city, and upon all the cities thereof all the evils that I have spoken against it: because they have hardened their necks, that they might not hear my words.

Zechariah 7:11
But they would not hearken, and they turned away the shoulder to depart: and they stopped their ears, not to hear.

Additional Translations
Their venom is like the poison of a serpent, like a cobra that shuts its ears,Their poison is like the poison of a serpent: they are like the deaf adder that stops her ear;

Their poison is like the poison of a serpent: They are like the deaf adder that stoppeth her ear,

Their venom is like that of a serpent; as that of a deaf asp, and that stops her ears;

Their poison is like the poison of a serpent: [they are] like the deaf adder which stoppeth her ear;

Their poison is like the poison of a serpent: they are like the deaf adder that stoppeth her ear;

Their poison is like the poison of a serpent: they are like the deaf adder that stoppeth her ear;

Their poison is like the poison of a snake; like a deaf cobra that stops its ear,

Their poison is as poison of a serpent, As a deaf asp shutting its ear,
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